Aledo Mercer County, Illinois

Aledo: City in Mercer County, Illinois, United States

About

Aledo is a city located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,640 and a population density of 587 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,383 inhabitants.

The city was created 166 years ago in 1854.

Aledo Quick Facts

Population : 3,383 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 61231
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 6.2 km2
Altitude : 653 feet / 199 meters
Capital city : Aledo is capital of Mercer County
Establishment : January 01, 1855 (166 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 08:55:46 (9th December 2021)
Density : 545 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.6% (2010-2020)
Aledo locator map
Location of Aledo on Illinois map.
Mercer County Courthouse Image. image
Mercer County Courthouse Image.
Mercer County Courthouse Image. image

Geography

Aledo is located at 41°11'59"N 90°44'58"W (41.1997600, -90.7493100).

Aledo map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Aledo decreased by 7.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,640 - census
2011 3,617 -0.64% estimation process
2012 3,578 -1.09% estimation process
2013 3,615 1.02% estimation process
2014 3,572 -1.2% estimation process
2015 3,533 -1.1% estimation process
2016 3,482 -1.46% estimation process
2017 3,476 -0.17% estimation process
2018 3,459 -0.49% estimation process
2019 3,432 -0.79% estimation process
2020 3,383 -1.45% estimation process

Aledo zip code is 61231. County name: Mercer, County fips: 17131

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People born in Aledo (11)

People born in Aledo, including musician Suzy Bogguss, painter, printmaker and muralist Doris Lee, biologist Frank Lewis Marsh, you can see a list of people who born in Aledo.

  • Dewey McDougal (American baseball player) he was born in 19/09/1871
  • H. L. Carnahan (Lieutenant Governor of California, 1928–1931) he was born in 31/08/1879
  • Judson Churchill Welliver (American speechwriter) he was born in 13/08/1870
  • Katie Lee (American singer) she was born in 23/10/1919
  • Peaches Graham (American baseball player) he was born in 23/03/1877
  • Charles S. Wharton (U.S. Representative) he was born in 22/04/1875
  • John Fuhr he was born in 09/09/1928
  • Dwight A. Brown (American geographer) he was born in 15/08/1936

Schools in Aledo

College & universities near Aledo, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147341 Monmouth College Monmouth (IL) 61462-1998

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Aledo, IL

Code Name Address Type
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Aledo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Aled Post Office Aledo (IL) 61231

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Aledo , Texas city in Parker County, Texas, United States with a population of 5,335 people.

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Burgess 2,249 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Preemption 1,628 Township in Mercer County, Illinois
Viola 874 Village in Illinois, United States
Millersburg 688 Township in Mercer County, Illinois
Matherville 651 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
New Boston 644 Township in Mercer County, Illinois
Sherrard 588 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Keithsburg 569 Township in Mercer County, Illinois, United States
Norwood 447 Village in Peoria County, Illinois, United States
Eliza 385 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Joy 377 Village in Illinois, United States
North Henderson 206 Township in Mercer County, Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Aledo distances to largest Illinois cities